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. superstorm sandy hit in october. so many still reeling from that still trying to get their heat and power back on, and, again, welcome. we are sitting in the cnn weather center where we are watching the snowstorm move all across the northeast, we're live here in the middle of the night for you continuous updates on conditions, we have a team of reporters all across the region. take a look. susan candiotti in boston for us, gary tuchman in staten island and alison kosik in new york. let's begin in boston. look at these cars. think about getting that snow off that car. 19 inches of snow has already fallen and 70-mile-an-hour wind gusts could whip up snow drifts six or seven feet deep. susan candiotti, let me come back to you for me in boston. how are conditions there? >> reporter: well, the snow is swirling. it is miserable. it is cold. but i have to say it doesn't feel quite as cold as it was, you know, a few hours ago, although when i checked the temperature gauge which you're never quite sure if they're quite right, it's reading about 19 degrees, 20 degrees here. and it makes you remembe
coastal comeback. a look at the ambitious plan to buy homes destroyed by superstorm sandy. in today's cover story: after spending millions on super bowl ads, what is the corporate payoff? mark your calendars: the magic day to book a flight to snag the best deal. and, are investment clubs facing extinction? plus, getting down to business with sharon osbourne. what she's learned about finance from managing a rock star. first business starts now. you're watching first business: financial news, analysis, and today's investment ideas. good morning everybody! it's tuesday, february 5th. i'm angela miles, and we hope you like our new look! topping our show today... dow 14,000: gone but not forgotten. traders & investors focused on selling stocks monday, causing the dow to pull back. the nasdaq and s&p 500 also fell along with commodities. the market was fretting over political scandal in spain and economic instabilitly in italy. yum! brands, the owner of kfc, pizza hut and taco bell, posted better-than-expected earnings by a penny, but revealed sales are slipping in china. reports say boei
change coverage in america. >> it's maybe beginning to change since superstorm sandy. think about last year we went through this lerks -- election leer which happened to the hottest in the country. 60% in drought. big fires in the west, superstorm sandy, $110 billion in climate related disasters and we had all these presidential debates, not one single journalist in any of the debates asked any of the candidates a single question about the climate crisis. that is pathetic. >> jon: i don't think there's any question about that. [cheers and applause] no question. >> so here you have an award-winning network that has a established its reputation for excellence that does terrific climate coverage. they want to come in here and give 24/7 commercial free outstanding news reporting and give coverage to the climate issue, why not? >> jon: that i understand. >> thank you. >> jon: you already have. current was a news organization that could have zn don that. >> without -- could have done that. >> without deep pockets. being an independent. i'm proud of my partner and i did. we won awards. we wer
from super-storm sandy is a fresh memory, and so is the blizzard two years ago that dumped 20 inches here. the streets took days to clear hindering emergency vehicles and city buses. >> we're just basically stuck on this block, you know? >> reporter: g.p.s. tracking devices on garbage trucks will now allow new yorkers to punch their addresses into a web page and track when their block will be plowed. 6,100 sanitation workers are now mobilized. 400 more than two years ago. union president harry nespoli said they just started to catch their breath after sandy. >> i wouldn't say they're tired.d. they feel it, they extended themselves for sandy-- 12 hour shifts for 60 days. >> reporter: and here we go again.ca >> yes, and that's why they call new york's sanitation men new york's strongest.te >> reporter: new york city has roughly 6,300 miles of road. b that's enough to drive from here to los angeles and back. scott, the city has 250,000 tons of salt available to help keep all that roadway clear.rs >> pelley: jim, thank you. super-storm sandy also knocked down defenses against storm surge
, so no traffic in all of massachusetts, 100 days ago superstorm sandy devastated stretches of the northeast. many are stocking up on food, water, gas in case there are shortages, and there are possibilities of that. they're already warning of possible widespread powerout acknowledges, in new york city it might be ice first. we're in lower manhattan. battery park city. this is misery upon misery for superstorm sandy victims. >> certainly is. this huge snowstorm is going to hit many of the exact same areas that sandy hit so hard just about, as you said, 100 days ago. there are many people, victims of sandy, who still are not back in their homes, living in shelters, many of them. there are many who have not back into their homes but have not yet got full power. cannot run full heating. so they're going to suffer a great deal tonight with these diving temperatures. the snow and the winds that are also coming with this. and if those factors don't do enough damage, there's also great concern about the storm surge. take a look at these figures. new jersey, new york, east of new yo
by superstorm sandy. but before the money arrives, the state will outline a specific plan outlining where the money will go in the next nine days. still to come, i will sit down with stars of the nbc , " chicago fire." and pet questions -- if you have 1, e-mail petquestions@wbaltv.com >> in just one year, she will host the opening ceremony of the winter olympics. hard to believe is that close. in look at the progress of the construction as we covered the world. >> exactly what the year before the games are to begin, russian dignitaries and super sports stars are celebrating what really has been an extraordinary transformation, given that 85% of the venue, both down here on the sea level where the skating events will be taking place, as well as in the mountains, 30 mi. away, has to be built from scratch. >> the ones near completion have been a bit delayed. i am sure the organizers have all the resources to complete them on time. >> $51 billion, an alltime olympic games record. with so much prestige of russia on the line, he was relying on oligarch friends to take the gamble, that a huge su
by a left hook from super-storm sandy. now, new york governor andrew cuomo is proposing spendingon $400 million to buy up thousands of ruined homes so the property can be turned back into wetlands. what do the homeowners think? here's elaine quijano. >> for 11 years, joe monte worked two jobs and spent weekends renovating his statten island home. but weeks after he finished last fall, super-storm sandy swept eight feet of water inside. what did you think the first time you saw the damage from sandy? >> i came into the house with paper towels and fantastic. i stood in the middle of the room, and i called my wife and i told my wife, "there's nothing to clean here. there's nothing to do. it's done." >> reporter: monte welcomes new york governor's andrew cuomo's proposal to buy up properties like his in flood-prone areas. >> this isn't my dream. the poison that's in this home the destruction that took this neighborhood. how could you even stay here and live in this neighborhood? >> reporter: but about 30 miles away in long beach, new york fran adelson plans to rebuild. she too lost almost e
schools are on a two-hour delay. >> coming up next, we'll show you how victims of superstorm sandy last fall are getting ready for another stormy round. but first, let's talk to tucker barnes about the latest track. >> good morning. here we go. storm moving on in. generally just rain for us although just off to the north and west of the metro area here, we are getting reports of that wintry mix. i'll have all the details on your weather forecast. julie will let you know about the traffic as well coming up in just a minute. here you go little man. [ humming ] [ babbling ] the cheerios bandit got you again? [ both laugh ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ♪ the one and only, cheerios delicious. but say i press a few out flat... add some beef sloppy joe sauce... and cheese fold it all up and boom! i just made an unbeatable unsloppy joe pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. [ malcrrkkhshziiiizzlllee. to this symphony of flavor: beautiful. shhhhshshshshhshshhhhhsshhhshs. gorgeous! here comes the crescendo. kkerrrrbbuuuuuucraaackkk. just...incredible. pillsbury toaster strudel. if b
nature is making up for last year. >> a powerful pump tonch to a r still recovering from superstorm sandy, which struck just over three months ago. it will take a while to dig out from this the plows out, making progress. but a really tough go right now. i don't see anybody out on the streets any time soon here. >> jay gray, have you the mask up. how much is the wind coming at you? i know you get a sand facial sometimes if you are down by the beach. how does this feel? >> the same. in fact, last night and into early morning this morning, it was very rough. hurricane-force winds, and the snow just pounding. we're getting a break. in fact, i'll take a chance here alex. it's me, see. not as strong as it has been, but it comes in waves and when i pull the mask off, we get a burst of wind, but it's coming in waves, going to continue. blizzard warning stretched to 1:00. we'll see conditions for a while yet. >> listen, i appreciate you taking it off and showing us. but you can put it back up, that's okay. doesn't look pleasant there. >> bye-bye. >> thank you so much. >>> we talked about power ou
township, new jersey, still recovering from superstorm sandy, nerves are frayed as they prepare again for storm surge. >> just really scared. terrified. >> reporter: at this boston area home depot, a much-needed shipment of ice melt arrived. >> new england tonight is struggling with the worst snowfall in its history. >> reporter: for many here, the looming storm brings back memories of the '78 blizzard, a nor'easter that battered the region 35 years ago this week, dumping as much as 3 feet of snow, killing 100, stranding many more. fred baylist remembers it well. >> it's acal cliche but it was perfect storm, hit right at rush hour, continued and came very fast. >> reporter: officials say they're ready for a wallop, loading sand and salt on to trucks, a fleet that could number 900 strong at the flight of the storm. airlines, 1,100 flights already cancelled. >> we're hardy new englanders, and used to these type of storms. but i also want to remind everyone to use common sense. stay off the streets of our city. basically stay home. >> reporter: the morning rush should be okay. just flurr
with leading democrats to discuss legislative issues some people are still cleaning up after superstorm sandy. tonight our two u.s. senators say federal help is on the way. the department of housing and urban development will be 8.6 million dollars in grant money to help the shore. the moneywill likely be used to fix damaged homes, roads and bridges it looks like we'll have to wait to find out what the boy scouts of america will do about the policy to exclude gay people. the decision was supposed to be made this week, instead they say that the complexity of the issue is causing a delay. >> we may not have gone over the fiscal cliff however the government is still looking at the possibility of major cuts. some agencies are letting employees know there could be cuts across the board. thedepartment of transportation sent out a letter explaining those impacted would get at least one month's notice. abc2news is working for you tonight trying to explain what could happen to our military if congress doesn't act by march first. eight hundred americans could be furloughed for twenty-two days. there
superstorm sandy are bracing for powerful winds and storm surges. hundreds of plow trucks are ready to spread 250,000 tons of salt on city streets and roadways. here in hartford, connecticut, people are preparing for two feet of snow. power outages are a major concern because hurricane-force winds are expected to hit the city. this home depot in manchester, connecticut was busy this morning. people are stocking up on salt, flashlights and other storm supplies. >> i got some extra flashlights. as long as you've got everything you need, the not that bad. i wouldn't say i welcome it, that's for sure. >> reporter: amtrak trains will stop running between new york and boston this afternoon. and many airports across new england are shutting down, canceling thousands of flights. marine layery hull for cbs news. hartford, connecticut. >> you can track that storm when you are away from your television. log onto wusa9.com. and to get the late forecast, there is the wusa9.com weather app for android and iphone. >>> we have breaking news regarding the search for the body of a 2-year-old girl that police s
, you're also looking to the east coast and the victims of superstorm sandy and seeing what you can do to help them as well. >> that's right. in new orleans we have created a model that gets families a home in a prompt, efficient and predictable way. at the same time we see after disasters, stakeholders, people who made it in america don't have a clear path for recovery, there's an enormous human toll. our seniors have their golden years tarnished. the kids in their lime estimated form arrive years have them -- formative years have them tarnished. we're working in rockaway and staten island. >> reporter: what a great partner you have here in patron, for five years working with the st. bernard front and we appreciate what you're doing here. we'll hear later from the owner of this beautiful railcar, but now we'll go to kristin fisher. she's taking us behind the scenes for why we're here, the super bowl. >> reporter: that's right. in this day in age i think we so often take for granted we get so used to watching live sporting events on high definition televisions inside our living rooms
city that are still recovering from superstorm sandy. >> we can handle the snow. we just don't need any more water. >> the last thing we need after this hurricane, you know, but what can we do? we just ride it out like we did the last time. >> reporter: new york city is readying a fleet of 365 plow trucks. they'll be responsible for keeping more than 6,300 miles of city streets cleared of snow. >> that's like going from here to los angeles and back. >> reporter: and for the first time during major snowstorm, the city will be using its plow tracker system. it allows the public to see where the plows have been by logging onto the city's website. forecasters are predicting we could get 14 inches of snow here in new york city. boston, up to 2 feet. and, anne-marie, keep in mind the record snowfall there in boston is a little over 27.5 inches. >> oh, boy. everybody's preparing for the worst. thank you. tetiana anderson in new york. >>> well, overnight california law officials continue their search for an ex-cop who's hunting other police officers. christopher dorn
especially those hit so hard from superstorm sandy and now you have this massive snowstorm. before i let you go to bed, we all know you cory booker, hands-on mayor. do you anticipate having to help out yourself if necessary tomorrow? >> yeah. i think we all need to take that attitude. obviously my primary concern is working with my command staff to do what is necessary to get the streets clear. i always go out with a group of folks, with shovels and other supplies. so should we see somebody in need we always try to jump out and help. it's a good spirit that i found in newark in past storms and past weather energies as well as snowstorms that folks are helping each other and i try to do my part, as well to demonstrate this is a time where we all need to be hands on and being assistance. i have a great command staff. most of my senior staff turned in an hour or two ago and they are ready for tomorrow. the city's really working in partnership with county authorities, state authorities and new jersey as proven a lot of resilience, especially coming out of sandy. the storm was brutal and difficul
at airports. the new york is expected to see a foot of snow but with superstorm sandy fresh on the minds of many new yorkers, governor andrew cuomo tried to put this storm in perspective. >> we just went through really horrible storms with superstorm sandy. we're not expecting anything like that. >> reporter: we now have one fatality associated with this storm at this point. we also want to point out at logan international airport in boston, it was reported they saw a gust of wind up to 76 miles per hour. now that's hurricane force winds. so we're dealing with a pretty big storm here. frank, julie. >> thank you very much from boston now we turn to our chief meteorologist bill martin tracking the storm as it pushes through through the northeast, bill. >> this is similar to sandy but it's not near as intense. it's a big storm. they're getting a lot of snow. you have a hurricane wrapped up in that thing. this is a classic nor'easter. it gets its name because it moves in a northeasterly direction. that's the current imagery. let's take a look at the path. as we get close you see right now yo
superstorm sandy victims will get the money they need to rebuild. >>> and sitting too much could be linked to heart disease and cancer. workers at one local (woman) 3 days of walking to give a break cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing breast cancer every year. visit the3day.org to register or to request more information today. it was 3 days of pure joy. ♪ and it's beautiful >>> we continue to follow breaking news. an intruder arrested on monday. the former student is facing a trespassing charge. police found weapons at his home that were legal. richard jordan has reaction. >> reporter: investigators say this is the home the suspect lives in where they found those firearms. no one is coming to the door, but for people who live nearby, this hits close to home. not only because they share the same community, but also because many of their children go. t
blow to areas of the east coast still recovering from superstorm sandy. >> hurricane sandy cost the economy a $100 billion and the recovery efforts are still going on. so, it could delay some rebuilding activity... activity >> reporter: in new york city and elsewhere, preparations are being made for clean-up. >> we have more than 250,000 tons of salt on hand. >> reporter: according to the long island power authority, the storm has the potential to cause power outages for 100,000 customers on long island. and for the first time ever, lipa is deferring storm operations and response to its subcontractor, national grid. but in manhattan today, it was mostly business as usual, although many workers did try to leave early to beat the snow. and if the snowfall is anywhere close to the storm of '78, you'll see the impact in economic data in the weeks ahead. >> usually major storms cause increased volatility in economic data. so, that jobless claims jump significantly in the beginning as government offices close, because of the storm. and they surge back up after the offices reopened. >>
. this blizzard on the exact same path as superstorm sandy, that could mean more misery for people still trying to recover from that storm. alison kosik is at columbus circle in manhattan. what is new york doing to prepare? >> reporter: right now we certainly are feeling a nice steady flow of snow coming down and not really sticking except for one or two snowballs we're making on the side here. you look out here, everybody's going to work as usual just like a normal bad weather day. everybody knows what's coming later and that's the tricky point. new york city mayor michael bloomberg is concerned about the cleanup because the storm is expected to really hit around rush hour when everybody's trying to get home, that could make it difficult for those salt spreaders and those plows to get through the streets but also extra trains are coming out for those who live on long island, the lirr is adding extra trains to get people home as fast as they can before the big part of the snowstorm hits. carol? >> do you have your flashlight and your toilet paper and your bread? >> reporter: oh, yeah, you know,
, a superstorm taking almost the same path as sandy about to batter the region with almost three feet of snow. this morning as millions try to escape the storm gas becoming in short supply. >> several stations up the road are out of gas. >> i kind of wanted to get gas real quick before it runs out. >>> also grammy weekend. ♪ they want to get my >> reporter: getting ready to hit the stage sunday. ♪ tonight we are young >> reporter: this year the power players of music springsteen, u2 pushed back stage, the younger groups going for grammy gold. "newsroom" starts now. >>> good morning, thank you so much for being with us. i'm carol costello. potentially deadly blizzard taking aim for the northeast. it's expected to hit starting in a few hours, from new york to maine, we have team coverage of the storm, more than 3,200 flights already have been canceled. boston bracing for as much as three feet of snow by tomorrow morning. meteorologist indra petersons is there, indra, boston schools are already closed, the subway set to shut down at 3:30 this afternoon. it sounds like the message is stay hom
superstorm sandy which knocked heat and power out for millions of customers. i'll speak with the head of one of the biggest power companies in the northeast and president obama now warning that drastic spending cuts could have a devastating effect on the economy. you choose which accounts to track and use fidelity's analytics to spot trends, gain insights, and figure out what you want to do next. all in one place. i'm meredith stoddard and i helped create the fidelity guided portfolio summary. it's one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. now get 200 free trades when you open an account. >>> welcome back. winter storm nemo striking with full force. we've got full team coverage. jackie d'angelis is standing by outside headquarters and mary thompson is outside a home depot in new jersey and jay gray is live tonight in boston. jackie, kick things off for us. >> reporter: good afternoon. moments ago governor cuomo declaring a state of emergency. as of now subways in manhattan with fully running and fully functional but we could see closures if things get worse later on
of storm. i say emotional because in this area we are still recovering from superstorm sandy. the same kind of things in this situation now people have had to go out, stock up on supplies, getting food, getting gas, et cetera, preparing for the worst and economic impact we could see a boost from that stocking up. at the same time, if we have a white out tomorrow, it will probably balance out, according to economists. sue and tyler, back over to you. >> thank you very much, jackie. so who will be the sector winners and losers from this big storm? let's bring in the weather channel's paul walsh. he is taking a look at some of the retailers. paul? >> yep. hey, tyler, how are you? >> what areas do you think would be the winners in this, in terms of retail? >> you know, there's been this interesting conversion in increasing or increasing ability to predict these kind of storms so we have been talking about the storm since tuesday. and when you overlay with that the new media channels that we have, it provides a voice to consumers in the area impacted that hasn't been there before. what that mean
quarter sales and margins will be weak, blaming super-storm sandy, and disappointing products at its loft tores. wshloesarere hit, falling 7.9%. the stock has been trendinges lower since september. res oian tmohs moreanhns aboutch the impact of sandy.. another specialty women's retailer, limited brands fell 3.3%. stspe eritngro than expected january sales, it did not keptng qurs eruathlohert toke.sam e.m reporting better than expected january results didn't help this trio either. gap same store sales growth was double what was expected but shares fell 3%. kohl's was down 1%. .6 0et sli%.ed trading volume was heavier for .6hebotof tm. four of the five most actively traded exchange traded funds were lower with the emerging markets fund losing 0.9%. the nasq 100 tracking fund squeaked out a small gain. and that's tonight's "market focus." n >> tom: when the final international trade numbers for america are released tomorrow, it will likely show overseas sales of u.s. made goods last year hit a record. that's good news for american manufacturing, and their investors. we spoke with doug burntn
. >>> areas hard hit by superstorm sandy are about to get slammed again by blizzard conditions. sandy are about to get slammed again by blizzard conditions. it's february 8th. captions paid for by abc, inc. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good friday morning, everybody. a busy start to the weekend. that's right. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm diana perez. accuweather predicts hurricane force winds and two feet of snow. that's our top story. >>> another major headline, the all-out search for an ex-cop accused of killing three people. his motives and threats as southern california is under siege. >> such a frightening story and really a national manhunt at this point. >>> also this morning a "world news now "follow up as lawmakers demand tighter gun regulations. there is a new focus on mental health care. hear from an outspoken minnesota sheriff who is now leading that discussion. >>> and the need for speed. the fearless skateboarder who is in trouble after he took a joyride on busy streets going up to 43 miles an hour. lots of downhills, i'm assuming. >> looking good. all ri
. it was expected to lose money. super-storm sandy cost allstate just over $1 billion. after closing unchanged, shares were up almost 3% in late trading, but supplemental insurer aflac fell 4.3%. it's revenues came up just shy of expectations. there was a multi-billion dollar drug deal today over multiple- sclerosis drug tysabri. bioden idec will buyout elan's interest in the drug, giving elan $3.75 billn in cash. biogesharesallied 2.3% to a new 52 week high. elan fell more than 10% as it gives up its interest in the medicine. three of the five most actively traded exchange traded funds were weaker. the japan e.t.f. had the best showing, up 1.3%. and that's tonight's "market focus." >> susie: don't call it "diet food" because it's the new definition of fast food. we're talking about low calorie meal replacement and its becoming big business. from national brands to small local startups, its getting easier to buy healthy pre-made meals, as long as you are willing to pay the price. thestreet's debra borchardt has more. >> reporter: it's no secret that americans are fighting a losing battle with
after superstorm sandy. >> hopefully we can supply them with enough food, hot food, you know, to get them through, you know, before the storm starts. >> reporter: this storm comes 35 years after the historic blizzard of 1978. two feet of snow and 70 plus -mile-per-hour winds paralyzed the northeast. what you're looking at are 50-foot tall cliffs of salt. it's really impressive out here. and they expect another 60,000 tons to be delivered tomorrow morning, before the storm. what i expect is to be using these tomorrow at this time, because -- they're ski goggles, i'll need them, with all the wind and snow. diane? >> a blizzard that fierce. thank you, ginger. and now, abc's weather editor sam champion is here. so, sam, what about the conditions? going to need goggles for this blizzard? >> reporter: absolutely. because it is blizzard. it's the worst word we can pull out in a winter storm, diane. it's brutal, blowing, blinding snow. whiteout conditions. we have warnings out for seven states here. basically stretches from new york all the way through boston and well into portland. if you l
by superstorm sandy. >> trying to batten down the hatches here, if any storms are coming. the last one ruined us totally. >> reporter: new england residents rushed out to stock up on essentials. >> this is panic shopping. so, bread, milk, a snow shovel in case our snow shovel breaks. >> reporter: the fire department was even called into a supermarket in salem, massachusetts, because there were too many people there. many schools and businesses closed ahead of the storm. and airlines canceled more than 2,000 flights and say more are expected. preeti arla, abc news. >>> and in massachusetts, all subway, bus and commuter rail services will be shut down by midafternoon. >> as you can see on today's front page of "the boston herald," officials are urging drivers to be off the roads by noon, hoping to avoid a repeat of what went on during the historic blizzard of 1978. accuweather's jim dickey has more, now, about what's in store for this wild weather weekend. >> good morning, rob and diana. a crippling snowstorm expected here today. two systems colliding. area of low pressure strengthening. as we hea
superstorm sandy - seeped into profits. a couple of holidays are coming up - president's day on the 18th and valentine's day, of course, on the 14th. for some people, those are great reasons to get away. jeanine tornatore of orbitz is here with travel tips. could to have you on the show. let's start with valentine's day. what are some romantic locations and destinations? > > our top destinations include las vegas, which is our number one booked destination; followed by new york; miami; orlando; and new orleans. > what are the prices or packages like to those places? > > they are fairly reasonable. the key is really booking them as a package - combining your airfare and your hotel together. we are seeing airfare prices over the holiday weekend tend to be a little bit higher, but travelers can save a little bit more on the hotel side. in fact, orbitz has a long weekend sale going on through the 17th, saving you 15% on hotels. so look for those types of last- minute sales and deals to help you get out there and celebrate the long weekend. > what about presidents' day? i know people in the f
, virginia. in new york, long lines and fears of fuel shortages like after superstorm sandy. >> there is no need to panic buying gas for your cars. all indications are the gas supply is plentiful and deliveries will not be disrupted. >> reporter: at the airport, at least 4,500 flights canceled through sunday and delays felt as far away as los angeles. in boston, getting off the roads and home was most important. >> my concern is about the power. >> i heard we might get a foot or two. so it sounds like the blizzard of '78 which i grew up hearing my parents talk about. and it may be our turn now. >> reporter: diane, the worst of it is just getting under way, it will go through the early morning hours. we've had a 50-plus miles per hour gust. i have the goggles and i'm going to need it here. as will everyone else. into the overnight. diane? >> snappy goggles, but you do need that protection. thanks so much, ginger. so you're ordered off the roads in boston. but gio benitez is out on other roads for us tonight in hartford, connecticut. >> reporter: we're making the drive through
through the snow in boston, and then mary snow in staten island, an area hit by superstorm sandy. first up, poppy harlow. let's get the conditions where you are. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, marty. good morning, everyone. thank you for joining us on this snowy saturday. the sun has come up, the snow has slowed down, the wind gusts are less freekd than they were all through the night. it was torrential here through the evening. i can see down the block, i couldn't see that in the 5:00 eastern hour. now the issue is, how do you clean up? how do you remove the feet of snow that are here? another big issue, huge concern for rhode island folks is the amount of power outages. right now, we've got 187,000 homes without power. that's a big chunk of the population here in this relatively small state. there's big concern about that. and we knew that going into this storm because the snow was wet, it was heavy, and the warmer temperatures actually made it more difficult because that snow weighed on power lines, weighed on trees and now you've got a lot of people without power, ask that me
this weather here. but you know, other people they learn their lesson following superstorm sandy and hunkered down and topped off the gas tanks and got all sorts of supplies and food and nonperishables and enjoying the day. back to you. >> you're exactly right. preparation was key. thanks so much, kelly. >> well, we're getting new information on near historic snowfall totals and the storm is not over, it's churning for another couple of hours and rick reichmuth is live outside our studios, the good thing you can say about this, it happened going into a saturday, a weekend. >> certainly that helps for folks, you don't have to be on the roads going to work and that's the only real positive of it. the images you're seeing in central park there with anna looking pretty good, however, if you go around 40 miles piece of here, that's where it was mayhem and we saw some snowfall accumulating at the rate of about 6 inches an hour and then stranded a ton of cars out on the lie and abandon the cars and they're stuck out there. take a look at the weather maps, where we saw the worst of it. new york city
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